Spicy Asian Salad Cups


salad

Today, I will share a simple, heart healthy salad recipe that I came across at American Heart Association website. I adopted it a little and hope you enjoy it. Happy reading.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. Chinese chili sauce
  • 25 oz. canned, salt-free white meat chicken packed in water, drained
  • 8 oz. canned water chestnuts, drained, chopped
  • 4 chopped green onions
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted, unoiled, chopped nuts (cashews, almonds or walnuts)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. lime juice OR
  • juice from 1 fresh lime
  • 12 lettuce leaves (iceberg, green leaf, bib, etc.)
  • 1 Hass avocado, peeled and cut into 12 slices

Directions:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, and chili sauce.
  2. Stir in chicken, chestnuts, onions, nuts, pepper, and lime juice.
  3. Spoon equally into lettuce leaves (cups) and top with a slice of avocado.
  4. Serve.

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